A Damned Good Investment

Paul Foot

  • Studded with Diamonds and Paved with Gold: Miners, Mining Companies and Human Rights in South Africa by Laurie Flynn
    Bloomsbury, 358 pp, £20.00, September 1992, ISBN 0 7475 1155 1

Everyone knows that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, that diamonds are for ever, but where do the diamonds come from? It’s a question that Keats asked, and he was pretty indignant about the answer.

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